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septenarius

[sep-tuh-nair-ee-uh s] /ˌsɛp təˈnɛər i əs/
noun, plural septenarii
[sep-tuh-nair-ee-ahy] /ˌsɛp təˈnɛər iˌaɪ/ (Show IPA).
Prosody
1.
a verse consisting of seven feet, usually printed in two lines: used especially in Latin poems.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; < Latin septēnārius (see septenary)
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